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Daily Red Sox Links: Marcelo Mayer, Garrett Whitlock, Bobby Dalbec

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Marcelo Meyer Signing Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images

The Red Sox had the day off on their Grapefruit League schedule on Monday, but they weren’t off entirely, playing an intrasquad game at Fort Myers. That game included top prospect Marcelo Mayer hitting a home run off ace Nathan Eovaldi. (Julian McWilliams; Boston Globe)

After ending last season as the most reliable reliever in the bullpen and the de facto closer, Garrett Whitlock is stretching out to throw more innings this year, though his actual role is still unknown. He doesn’t care much what it is as long as he’s on the club. (Chris Cotillo; Masslive)

How did Bobby Dalbec get comfortable being in a big league clubhouse? Playing video games, of course. (Logan Mullen; WEEI)

A little over a week before Opening Day, Sean McAdam takes a crack at what the roster will look like when the day comes. (Sean McAdam; Boston Sports Journal)

John Tomase does the same. (John Tomase; NBC Sports Boston)

David Schoenfield hands out grades for all teams’ offseasons, with the Red Sox being right in the middle of the pack. C’s get degrees! (David Schoenfield; ESPN)

Jayson Stark has the story on baseball... moving second base? (Jayson Stark; The Athletic)